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The chariot equipment from Gallemose

At the end of the Stone Age (around 2000 BC) a collection of distinctive and valuable items of bronze were sacrificed in the bog Gallemosen in Djursland. These consisted of bronze axes, rings and some heavy hook-shaped mountings. The mountings may have been part of a yoke for a team drawing a light, two-wheeled chariot. The objects were found in the course of a few days in 1887 by a couple of boys who were tending cattle at Gallemosen.

The chariot equipment from Gallemose
You can see more axes from the Bronze Age in room 13 of the exhibition.
The chariot equipment from Gallemose
The find from Gallemosen.
The chariot equipment from Gallemose
You can see the find from Gallemose in the exhibition regarding the Prehistoric Period.
The chariot equipment from Gallemose
Reconstruction of a Mycenaean war chariot.
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